Monthly Archive: May 2014


Lowe’s Iris is a disappointment.

I wasn’t going to get the Iris hub since we already have Smartthings but being in Lowes today I just couldn’t resist. After all, if it works, cool maybe the water value would be...


Have we reached our goal to automate?

I picked up some additional z-wave gadgets. A GE dimmer, a couple of outlets and a three-way kit, plus an Orbit water faucet. We are running out of switches and plugs that need updating....


Kevo locks continuing to improve

Today’s post is from the other half of AppMyHome, the webmaster and marketer, not the installer and geek. I have to say when we first discussed installing the Kevo locks, I was not supportive....